If you want dorm life to be as convenient, fun, and comfortable as possible, you'll need the right dorm supplies. Plain and simple, college dorms don't offer very much as far as supplies or comforts when you first move in. It will be your job to outfit your dorm room with all the essentials for college that you'll need to ensure a successful first year at school. So where to begin? If you made a dorm shopping checklist or checked out The Ultimate College Dorm Checklist we generated, you'll likely find most of the college items on that list right here below. DormCo's 44-Piece College Dorm Essentials Set - Totally Complete has all your college essentials covered.
Your bedding for college, taken as a whole, is perhaps the most extensive and is certainly one of the most important categories of college shopping. Our Essentials Set provides all your college bedding needs, ensuring you'll be covered in comfort and that you'll have all the practical bedding supplies needed. As the largest piece of college furniture, properly equipping that dorm bed is paramount! How come? You might have heard that you won't be sleeping very much in college between all the studying and social activities. But that's not true! When you have the chance to sleep in, you'll want to take it. So ensure you're comfortable by having the right dorm bedding supplies!
We offer plenty of other dorm necessities in this dorm kit. From laundry supplies for college to dorm bathroom supplies, all of these products are much-needed college items. Buying them as part of a kit will save you time and add convenience to your dorm-shopping experience. Remember, college should be a great experience ... but to make it just that, be sure you have all the right supplies for college! That dorm room is more than just a living space; it's a new home.
Essentials Package includes:
- Choose Your TXL Comforter - All comfortable dorm beds start with a cozy soft to the touch comforter and all DormCo.com comforters are of high quality, from our Supersoft Microfiber and 300 TC Cotton to our exclusive Texture & Plush Comforters, you cannot go wrong with whatever comforter you select. (All sized 90"L for Twin XL dorm beds... no 86" comforters here!) Tough Decision?: Each Comforter image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- Microfiber: With a softer than cotton feel, these super soft Microfiber comforters for college are incredibly comfortable and soft. Available as either one solid color or reversible with one color on one side and another color on the other side so you can have versatility with your dorm room decor.
- Texture: Add a comforter with soft fabric surrounding a thick inner fill for ultimate comfort in your dorm bedding that will add gorgeous, eye catching style to your dorm room decor. From pin tucks to handcrafted details, you'll find the Extra Long Twin Comforter you need to start out your dorm room decorations here.
- Designer: Want some extra style in your dorm room? Of course you do! Our designer Twin XL Comforters for College have fun, gorgeous patterns that will make your dorm bed part of your dorm room decorations.
- Quilts: Choose from a variety of stylish quilts to add to your room decor while also providing you with a lightweight, but warm bedspread that will be useful for years to come.
- 100% Cotton: You have your choice of 300 TC or 400 TC. Either way, you're going to get a silky soft natural feel of cotton that will draw heat away from your body instead of sticking to you. Which option you choose depends on your preferences - 400 TC is going to be a little softer.
- Plush - Coma Inducer: This is the softest, most plush Twin XL College Comforter you can find. It is also the warmest and you definitely won't be cold on cool nights with this dorm bedding comforter for college on your dorm bed!
- Luxury: Reward yourself with the thick, luxurious bedding made from the finest materials including Modal, Tencel, and Down fill. Make your dorm bed as comfortable as possible with a Luxury Comforter.
- Choose Your TXL Sheet Set (Includes 2 Sets) - Every college student needs sheets. With this package you get 2 sets of sheets, with each sheet set including 1 fitted sheet, 1 flat sheet and 1 pillow case. Opt for our supersoft microfiber or upgrade to 100% cotton or jersey knit. All of our sheet sets are sized for Twin Extra Long Bedding and are Guaranteed to Fit! Best of all, each option is actually very nice quality, we do not put cheap or rough feeling dorm sheets as an option in our DormCo packages! Tough Decision?: Each Sheet Set image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- Microfiber Supersoft: These dorm sheets match our Reversible Twin XL and Pin Tuck College Comforters. They feel softer than cotton for extra comfort that will keep you cozy every night.
- Microfiber Ultrasoft: These Extra Long Twin Sheets are a little softer than our Supersoft Microfiber dorm sheets. These dorm sheets feel similar to 500 TC cotton.
- 100% Cotton: With your choice of 300 TC, 400 TC cotton in Brushed Twill or Sateen, your dorm sheets are going to feel silky soft and will also give you the benefits of cotton - hypoallergenic, great for sensitive skin, and it will draw heat away from your body instead of trapping it in!
- Jersey Knit: Made of 100% cotton, our Jersey Knit sheets have a T-Shirt material design. That means it's going to feel like you're sleeping in your favorite T-Shirt night after night!
- Flannel: Made of 100% Egyptian cotton, these dorm sheets combine the warmth you expect of flannel with the softness and comfort you expect of cotton.
- Me Sooo Comfy: These double layered coral fleece sheets provide an overload of comfort for your Twin XL bed. You'll be completely engulfed in luxuriously soft comfort for a quality night's sleep that will be like sleeping on a cloud.
- Coma Inducer: These are the warmest, plushest dorm sheets. They offer incredible warmth and comfort that you have to feel to believe!
- Are You Kidding: Made of super soft coral fleece and wild plush, these bedding sheets will provide the ultimate comfort that you will want to sink into. The fitted sheet and pillowcase are made of coral fleece while the flat sheet is made of long, thick, plush strands and coral fleece.
- Luxury: Choose from our high quality Modal or Tencel blend sheets for silky softness. Comfort and softness this luxurious is rare in dorm bedding, so make sure you invest in your quality of sleep.
- Designer: Looking for some extra stylish of sheets to match your Designer Comforter? Why not! Our designer Twin XL Sheets for College have fun, gorgeous patterns that will make your dorm bed part of your dorm room decorations.
- Choose Your TXL Bed Blanket - What's quality dorm bedding without a bed blanket? Choose from our various fleece, plush or fiber options. No matter which blanket you choose you will not be disappointed and it will actually fit your Twin XL dorm bed. Tough Decision?: Each Blanket image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- Me Sooo Comfy: Yep, you're going to be sooo comfy with this college blanket! Made of coral fleece, this dorm blanket is designed for comfort and will be great to cuddle up with while watching a movie or studying!
- Are You Kidding?: We're not kidding, this is a ridiculously comfortable college blanket. It's like we combined two dorm blankets into one with this dorm essential. One side offers soft coral fleece and the other side offers super thick plush fabric so that no matter what side you choose, you're going to be incredibly comfortable!
- Wormhole Double Sided: This is a one of a kind circular college blanket that you can crawl into. Literally, you will be crawling into this incredibly comfortable dorm blanket that engulfs you with comfort on all sides. Worried about getting too warm? There are foot holes on the bottom to cool off. There are also hand holes along the sides so you can reach for your remote, phone, or drink of water.
- My Blanket is Softer Than Yours: A luxuriously soft dorm blanket that is essential for comfort and warmth on cool nights. Made of 500 GSM Microfiber, this blanket is thick and cozy, but will also add to your room decor!
- Choose Your TXL Mattress Pad - Get some added padding for your dorm bedding and most importantly fully cover the university dorm mattress that has been used for way too many years! You can choose from the basic, get the job done mattress pad, or upgrade to the cotton-top, waterproof or featherbed version. Tough Decision?: Each Mattress Pad image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- Anchor Band: This dorm Twin XL Mattress Pad will offer the barrier you need between your dorm bedding and college mattress. Available in either cotton or polyester, each option has elastic bands on the corners to keep the mattress pad in place.
- Fitted: This mattress pad fits securely around each side of your dorm bed like a fitted sheet while offering an extra layer of softness to your dorm bed. Available in cotton or polyester so you can choose what option best suits your comfort level.
- Waterproof-Silent: This mattress pad anchors securely around each corner of your dorm bed while offering a waterproof barrier that prevents water or spills from hitting the bed.
- Extra-Thick Fitted: This Twin XL Mattress Pad offers the same great coverage on each side of your dorm bed as our regular fitted option, but it is extremely comfortable with an extra thick layer of cushioning.
- Perma-Dry Waterproof: You don't want damage fees at the end of the year. This dorm essentials item has three barrier layers to protect your Twin XL Mattress while ensuring you have an extra layer of soft comfort.
- Featherbed: This featherbed is built into a mattress pad for extreme comfort. You can choose the outer material to be cotton or microfiber and the inner fill is duck/goose feathers for comfort and support.
- Athletic Performance: An ideal Twin XL Mattress Pad for athletes, this mattress pad has Celliant Fiber which increases oxygen levels for rapid muscle recovery. This dorm essential is also clinically proven to reduce soreness, increase energy, improve sleep, and regulate body temperature.
- Mattress Encasement - Bed bugs can be an issue in any college or university. Bed bugs are plenty gross! We don't have to tell you that. Those school-provided mattresses will be old and very used. Yet whether it's an old or new mattress, bed bugs can be an issue. So seal off that mattress from the rest of your dorm bedding by using a Bed Bug Encasement. Don't let bed bugs cause you any unwanted worry. To view our Bed Bug Encasement images and description, click HERE.
- Basic Mattress Cover: Constructed of vinyl and fitted to cover your mattress with a zippered construction, this is a basic mattress cover to separate your quality bedding from your college issued extra length mattress.
- Fitted Vinyl Mattress Encasement: Made of vinyl and fitted to cover your mattress, this mattress cover has a 3 Gauge Medium Weight Vinyl construction that is going to be a protective layer between your dorm bedding and college mattress.
- Allergen Prevention (Cover and Encasement): A dorm essential for allergy sufferers! This Twin XL Mattress Encasement is going to protect your dorm bedding by fully encasing your mattress while preventing allergens from coming through your dorm bedding and disturbing your sleep.
- Bed Bug Mattress Cover Encasement (Basic): This mattress cover is zippered and waterproof to prevent bed bugs from entering and escaping. Your college may not have bed bugs, but it is best to be preventative from the start versus having a problem later.
- Waterproof Fitted Mattress Cover: This waterproof mattress cover has Re-Ax Fiber technology that reacts to your body and then regulates the temperature accordingly so you have a quality night's rest. It also blocks dust mites and allergens so your sleep is not disturbed by sneezing or coughing.
- Bed Risers or Shower Sandals- Maximizing space in your small dorm room can be a challenge, but it's much less of a task if you have the right dorm supplies. For that reason, bed risers are dorm essentials. These risers will add 6" to the height of your dorm bed, meaning you'll have more space underneath for storage of other dorm items. That underbed space is prime storage, so make the most of it with our college bed risers. The Bed Risers image and description can be found by clicking HERE. If your college or university does not allow Bed Risers, then opt for a pair of our Anti-Slip Shower Sandals for Men or Women. These sandals will make trips to the shower extra clean feeling as your bare feet won't have to touch the ground!
- Bedding Accessory - Whether you select the Pouchside Caddy, Headside Caddy, the Bed Post Shelf, or the Bedside Caddy, all of these cool dorm items are designed to bring storage space bedside. You shouldn't have to walk across the room just to grab your cell phone or turn off your alarm! Each Bedding Accessory image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- Pouchside Caddy: This caddy can be slung over your bedpost for close reach of all your essentials. Your phone, water bottle, glasses and remote will all be kept close at hand and off of the floor!
- Bedside Caddy: This bedside storage organizer has four pockets and a drink tray and strap to keep your glasses, remote, and smartphone bedside. Plus it is incredibly durable and made of 600D to be built to last!
- Headside Caddy: The Headside Caddy is a multi-pocket caddy that fits on your dorm bed. It offers an innovative yet simple means of storing essentials for college like your glasses or TV remote next to your bed. Dorm rooms lack nightstands, which is an issue our bedding accessories solve!
- Bed Post Shelf: This dorm shelf acts like a dorm nightstand. You're going to have tray indents to hold your drink and writing utensil and will have extra space to hold your dorm alarm clock and smartphone.
- Hamper / Laundry Bag - Who likes doing laundry in college? No one? Oh well. At least with the right laundry supplies for college, you'll make the task easier on yourself. Having jumbo dorm laundry bags means you can carry twice the amount of dirty laundry. With an oversized dorm laundry bag, you can also put off the task of laundry for that much longer! Tough Decision?: Each Laundry Bag and Hamper image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE and HERE.
- Jumbo Mesh Laundry Bags: With 2 jumbo mesh laundry bags, you can sort your laundry from the start or have an extra dorm laundry bag for those times that you haven't done your laundry in weeks.
- Super Jumbo Laundry Bag: This huge dorm laundry bag can hold a few loads of laundry and has a drawstring to keep it all in. Made of 600D, this Super Jumbo Dorm Laundry Bag is also beyond durable to handle the laundry you'll be carrying inside.
- Pop Up Triple Sorter: Sort your laundry right from the start with this dorm laundry hamper. It has three divided sections so you can sort your laundry colors and styles as you place your laundry in this dorm essential.
- Laundry Backpack: This dorm laundry backpack is incredibly durable - made of 600D polyester, it is built to last! It has one strap and a pocket in the front to hold dryer sheets, change, and other laundry accessories.
- Bath Towel - We offer a variety of bath towel colors so you can match your bath towels with your dorm room decor or choose your favorite color. Available in a one, two, or three pack, these dorm bath towels are incredibly soft and plush. Made in Canada with USA Cotton and with ribbed construction that allows for quicker drying time in the dorm dryer or on your drying rack, these dorm essentials are just what you need to start college right. To view the bath towels, click HERE.
- Hand Towels (optional) - Available in a one or two pack, this dorm item is essential for drying your hands and face. However, this is one of those dorm essentials you need only if you have a sink and/or a private bathroom inside of your dorm room. If you have a private dorm bathroom or a sink in your college dorm room, you want to make sure you have a designated hand towel to dry your hands and face. To view the hand towels, click HERE.
- Wash Cloths (optional) - Trying to use your bath towel for all your drying needs means it'll always be wet, and it isn't practical when you just want to wash your face. So grab these wash cloths and you'll make staying clean in college that much more convenient. Made in Canada using USA Cotton, these washcloths are also incredibly soft and plush for a more gentle touch when you're washing your face. Plus, with a ribbed construction that allows for quicker drying times on the dorm drying rack or in the dryer, you can easily re-use your dorm washcloth a couple times before putting it in your dorm laundry bag. To view the wash cloths, click HERE.
- Shower Loofah (3-Pack - Colors Vary) - Make the most of communal dorm showers by having this bath sponge ready in your shower caddy so you can really scrub the dirt off before heading off to class. These assorted loofahs are quick and convenient dorm shower essentials.
- Toiletry Accessories - Included in each package is either a Dental Care Kit or a Toothbrush/Soap Holders with soap so you can have easy, compact items to take back and forth as you visit your family or go on mini-trips.
- Dental Care Kit (8 Piece Set): This compact Dental Care Kit contains all of the essentials you'll need to keep your teeth pearly white when you're too busy with homework to think of such things. This kit includes all of the basics plus a little more with a medium-bristle toothbrush, tongue brush, dental mirror, dental pick, 3 toothpicks with floss, and a stain remover. Make sure to bring this Dental Care Kit each time you visit the dorm bathroom so you don't have to hear your dentist ask if you've been regularly flossing when you head home for a checkup!
- Toothbrush/Soap Holders + 3 Pack of Soap: You can't leave your bathroom accessories in the dorm bathrooms. You'll find that won't have them the next day. You need to store your toothbrush and bars of soap in containers so they are protected, and this set will allow you to do just that. Plus, you'll even receive a 3-Pack of soap!
- Caddy/Shower Tote Set - When you're headed off for your daily shower, it'll take even more motivation to wake up early if you have to carry an armload of college shower supplies to the communal bathroom. Save your arms; include some cheap shower caddies for college as part of your dorm stuff.
- College Caddy (3-Pack - Colors Vary): These fun, basic caddies offer varying colors and are just what's needed to fit all your shower stuff when making trips to your dorm bathroom. Extra shower stuff? Use two caddies!
- Deluxe Mesh Shower Tote: Made of incredibly durable mesh, this Tusk College Storage essential will make trips to the bathroom with shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and dental care items an easy feat. This shower tote has a large center compartment for your bigger items, with smaller mesh pockets around the outside to keep your smaller bathroom essentials organized.
- Drip Dry Shower Tote: This mesh bottom shower tote features a quick drying feature so that you're not lugging a wet mess every time you go back and forth to the bathroom in your dorm building. This durable shower bag can fit all of the bathroom necessities you'll need to carry. With its convenient and flexible handle, it can easily be placed on one of the hooks in your shower so everything will be within arm's reach while getting clean.
- Silverware Set (16 Piece - Colors Ship Assorted) - Don't be a student who steals silverware from your school cafeteria. Bring your own set of silverware for college with our Silverware Set. You'll get tired of eating cafeteria food all the time, and when you do, you'll want a quick dorm meal. Make sure you have some silverware so you don't have to eat with your hands!
Smart Items to Add on:
- TXL Topper - The dorm bed your college gives you should be a crime, not only is it flimsy but it is uncomfortable too! Our Toppers range from your basic foam egg crate to our ultra thick and plush featherbeds and memory foam toppers. Choose the quality that fits your need and budget.Tough Decision?: Each Topper image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- Egg Crate: You can choose either the basic egg crate or the 4 inch thick foam egg crate. Both are zoned for weight dispersion for your comfort and support, whereas the 4 inch thick option is going to offer extra thick comfort.
- Memory Foam: 1", 1" 5 Zone, 2", 3", and 4" - Choose the option that works best for you! Our Memory Foam options offer sink in soft comfort and support with the highest quality densities.
- Gel Infused Memory Foam: 2" and 3" - Gel infused for enhanced support, this memory foam egg crate is zoned for weight dispersion and has a 2.5 lb. density for incredible support.
- Serene Foam: 2" and 3" - Supportive Air Technology provides greater support! Serene foam reduces stress on pressure points from your dorm Twin XL mattress with the same technology to reduce the amount of heat retained.
- Baffle Box Featherbed: This will be like sleeping on a pillow with a thick layer of feather cushioning. The baffle box construction eliminates shifting of the duck or goose feathers so you have a consistently thick and comfortable Twin XL Bed Topper.
- Down Top Featherbed: The top section of this Twin XL Bed Topper is filled with down for comfort and softness while the bottom section is filled with feathers and a down blend for support and firmness. This duck or goose featherbed option also has baffle box construction to prevent the inner fill from shifting.
- Underbed Storage - Holds your seasonal blankets, clothes, etc. and keeps them neatly stored and dust free under your dorm bed. Depending on your needs, there are a variety of options including shoe storage and blanket bags. Tough Decision?: Each Underbed Storage image & write-up can be found by clicking HERE.
- TUSK Jumbo Zippered Blanket Bag: Made of 600D, this is an incredibly durable dorm room storage solution that is built to last through tough college use. With a zippered top and clear side so you can see what you stored inside, you can store extra college blankets, clothes, and more right under your dorm bed!
- TUSK Underbed Shoe Holder: Shoes are hard to store and you want durable dorm storage solutions that will last you throughout college. Our Under Bed Shoe Storage holds 12 pairs of shoes and is made of 600D polyester for tough college use.
- Pillow - Where you lay your head is important, and for that reason our Dorm Packages let you select the pillow that best suits your needs. Go basic and save or upgrade and sleep in luxury! Tough Decision?: Each Pillow image and description can be found by clicking HERE.
- Basic: This is a basic college pillow that is made of super soft Microfiber for a little extra comfort for a quality night's sleep.
- Down Alternative: This college pillow has a polyester fill for a durable alternative to down fill. With a soft Micro Denier outer cover, your head will be aptly supported with comfort each night.
- Anti-Sweat ClimaDry: This dorm essential pillow is filled with Outlast Polyfill for reduced humidity and a cooler night's sleep.
- ClimaDry Side Sleeper: With this option you will get a pillow with 2'' gussets around the dorm pillow sides to support side sleepers, plus the added benefit of allergy prevention! This side sleeper dorm pillow has an allergen barrier to filter allergens, all while reducing humidity for greater comforter at night.
- Luxury Down Alternative: This luxurious college pillow has a 330 TC shell of 100% Cotton for a super comfortable top of the line college pillow.
** Processing Ship Speed (Handling) - Ships from our warehouse within 12-24 Hours after you order! ... We know you need it right away and your wait time only depends on the shipping speed you pick at checkout!
**All items are Twin XL, which means they fit standard dorm beds that are 80" in Length**